The final sale of 2017 was held in Ballinrobe on Wednesday last, and here are some samples of prices.
Charolais 535 kg made €1315.00
Belgian Blue X 455 kg made €1165.00
Limousine X 355 kg made €980.00
Some Bullock prices
Charolais 612 kg made €1460.00
Belgian Blue 460 kg made €1215.00
3 Aberdeen Angus 407 kg made €1020.00
Top price in the Weanling Heifers went to a Limousine X 305 kg made €870.00
Best price in the Weanling Bulls went to a Charolais 295 kg made €925.00.
Top price in the dry cows went to a Charolais X 670kg made €1350.00.
In the sucklers, a Simmental cow with bull calf @ foot made €1740.00.
Sheep numbers were very strong as was the trade.
Store Lambs were making from €77.00 to €93.00
Ewe lambs made up to a €118.00
Factory Lambs were making from €84.00 to €117.00 with Fat Ewes making from €75.00 to a €119.00.
Please note that Ballinrobe Mart will re-open on the 10th January. The Management and staff would like to wish all our patrons a Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.
Pre- booking for cattle each Friday - (094 95 41140).